Internet Safety for Dancers

Internet Safety Guidelines for Dancers, Parents, and Dance Teachers Printable Version   We compiled these guidelines for Internet safety for dancers, parents, and dance professionals after multiple reports of dance students in potentially dangerous situations after meeting someone online, sharing personal information through various social media platforms or being targeted by cyber predators. Children in…

Owner of Va. dance studio issues statement on instructor’s arrest for sexual offenses | WJLA

The owner of the dance studio where an instructor, who was arrested for alleged sexual offenses, worked has issued a statement on the incident. The owner’s statement says that Chase Clark Pleko,19, was a dance student affiliated with “Adrenaline Dance Studio” for 6 years before starting as a part-time assistant instructor after graduating from high…

Former Hesperia dance instructor-Thomas Cook- convicted on multiple sexual assault counts

SAN BERNARDINO — A 24-year-old Hesperia man and former dance instructor was convicted on multiple felony sexual assault counts Wednesday, authorities said. The San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office found Thomas Delany Cook guilty of several counts of sexual assault involving a 13-year-old child. Cook was arrested on Feb. 7, 2015, after he was accused…